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does not. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> well done john, as always. remember join the abc news >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at -- this is "good morning . morning: washington." >> we know what change looks like. >> your vote and work here in new hampshire will help me become the next president of the united states. >> today is the day. president obama and mitt romney have spent months on the road. and countless television ads. today voters decide which men will lead this country for the next four year. good morning washington. it is tuesday, november 6. >> could morning to you.
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we will get right over to our meteorologist. >> the call this morning of the season so far. a freeze warning in effect -- the coldest morning of the season so far. if these warning in effect. until 9:00 this morning. look at those temperatures. 27 in frederick in gaithersburg and dulles. reagan national still above the freezing mark at 35. 25 and the martinsburg. -- 25 in martinsburg. 45 by noon. no big weather problems to prevent you from getting out and voting. which is good news because our coastal storm arrives late tomorrow. more details on that in a minute. we will head to jamie for traffic. >> good morning. chilly, that's for sure.
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around the beltway and the the the tysons area, still trying to wrap up a lot of work near rte. 7. still construction barrels and the place here as well. traffic had a weight must -- heading away from us. on the outer loop, construction over the northwest branch between 193 in new hampshire avenue. at this early hour, light volume and not much of it delayed. a little bit and even payment to their back to you. -- a little bit of uneven pavement there. back to you. >> president obama and mitt romney spent the last full day of campaigning in a number of states pushing for votes.
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our team coverage begins with scott thuman in chicago with the obama camp. >> late last night the president arrived back here in chicago. earlier, he was where it all began -- the morning, iowa. -- des moines iowa. a toss up states that has only six electoral votes up for grabs. he was introduced by bruce springsteen. he has been for the past few days relying on star power to rally these crowds. bruce springsteen was with him yesterday. jay - z was with him. president clinton in pennsylvania on monday showing how tough it is there as well now that mitt romney has put up quite a fight in pennsylvania. yesterday we stopped by field office in chicago. the biggest one for illinois. 125 volunteers making 20,000
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phone calls. all those going to voters in iowa and wisconsin. today, the president is going to do a series of interviews, make some phone calls. he will play basketball game and watched the numbers come in and join us here in downtown chicago for the final results. >> thank you. mitt romney's camp was supposed to wrap up campaigning in manchester, new hampshire monday night but decided to at stops in ohio and pennsylvania today. >> it was an enthusiastic crowd of thousands waiting for mitt romney in manchester monday night. many dismissing predictions barack obama may have the advantage. >> did not believe it. it will be a blow out. >> last time, the call the election for john kerry at about 8:30 at night and then to the
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half hours later, everything absolutely changed. do not listen to the polls. go out and vote the way you want. >> the schedule got pushed back to at the last minute visit to a high of. mitt romney started the day it in the florida before heading to virginia for 2 rallies including a stop a george mason university that also have thousands waiting in line. then from dulles to ohio and on to manchester where kid rock rome -- warmed up the crowd with a song that has become romney anthem. then mitt and ann romney took to the crowd with thunderous applause. >> he is losing his voice but he just told this ground that it was here in new hampshire where he started the campaign. >> thank you so much. maryland voters make decisions question for asks voters to decide if the children of
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undocumented immigrants should be allowed to pay in state college tuition. question since -- 6 as about six mayors. question 7, and a casino in prince george's county and its f table games should be added to existing casinos. >> george allen will visit several polling stations around the state before may -- before heading to an election night party in richmond. tim kaine voting in richmond. he will then head to several places before heading to a richmond hotel where he watched the returns. voters in virginia will be the first in our area to get to vote today. >> bolten the virginia gazette -- open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. -- polls in virginia open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.
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if you have any problems at the poll, we want to hear about it. >> it did not take long to count the ballots in a small town in new hampshire. >> the town is not for casting the first votes in the presidential election because residents vote at midnight. after 43 seconds of voting, the president and mitt romney each have five votes. it is a tie. >> 4:37 is the time right now. 34 degrees. are still to come, new worries for those struggling from superstorm sandy. a local victim and his conce
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charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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>> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, government leaders are focusing on finding housing for tens of thousands left homeless after the storm. >> fema has spent nearly $200 million for people in new york and new jersey. also put 34,000 people in hotels and motels. officials have yet to lay out a plan for finding long-term place to live. at the cold weather sets in. >> a noreaster is expected to pass within 50 to 100 miles of the new jersey coast ma. that could also affect us here. that is worrisome to those already devastated by sandy including an alexandria resident who had a tree fall on his
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house. >> it could've been worse. could the been the entire house. could have been me, too. >> storm is expected to bring rain, winds and plug. new york state could get several inches of snow as well. >> 4:41 is the time. a lot of people were hoping it would get a breather before more wild weather came our way. >> the storm is nothing compared to sandy but it will have some impact especially on the new jersey shore and in new york. it will be rain event. philadelphia and washington, d.c. can get in on that rain snow mix. it is in some rain across the deep south. will make its way towards us. tomorrow afternoon starting with the clouds and the rain and then you will see the minutes late wednesday into thursday morning.
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little to no accumulation is expected but we could see some snow pushing in along the 1-95 corp. freeze warnings in affect across the metro area. we do not have a lot to the west but you got down to the freezing mark yesterday. the debt the temperatures this morning. 27 in a desperate -- look at the temperatures this morning. 27 in gaithersburg. 23 in leesburg. 24 in rockville, maryland. 25 and the but does that. we will warm up -- 25 in bethes da. we will warm it up. for tonight the clouds increase. 32-38. looking at our 7 day forecast. windy in colder with faculty
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storm late wednesday into early thursday morning. let's think about the good stuff. the weekend. temperatures warming back into the 60's. >> good morning. the weekend, we will do that. prince william police arriving to the scene of a crash in manasseh, south of 1-66. the prince william parkway. that is set down because of -- that is shut down because of accident. possibly a fuel spill. northbound 95, good. no problems. but construction -- beltway construction has wrapped up. my line. no delay. construction crews up their -- out htere. >> thank you. it is 4:43. >> coming up, an emotional gathering for a -- to remember
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>> we want to check in with julie. the latest on the bombing in iraq. >> at least seven are dead and 15 have been wounded after a car bomb exploded near a military base north of baghdad. troops were leaving the base this morning when that car bomb went off. at least three soldiers are among the dead. this happening just a short time ago. we are checking the latest reports out of iraq. as soon as we get information we will update you. >> thank you for that report. let's check our top stories. the candidates have made their case. now it is time for voters to have their say. president obama and republican mitt romney made last-minute beaches -- pitches in key battleground states.
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besides tousing people to represent them in washington, maryland voters also deciding on key ballot questions. in state as tuition rates for the children of illegal immigrants, legalizing gay marriage and expanding gambling. the d.c. every a bracing for a noreaster, packing gusty winds and heavy rains wednesday into thursday. people's -- people whose homes were damaged by superstorm sandy are worried about more damage from the storm. >> police in prince william county are directing -- conducting an end of it --investigation after the death of christina ward by the vre train. a double bill crash in kettering -- fatal crash in kettering.
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a pumper truck crossed into the rear of a honda. the vehicle of the the front of the honda were impacted as well. >> a rigid the men will find out today how long he will spend in jail --a a virginia man will find out today how long he will spend in jail after pleading to john driving in august. -- to drunkl driving in august. he he has had five d why convictions in mississippi three in alabama and three in virginia. -- he has had five dui convictions and the mississippi, three and alabama and three into the virginia. >> hundreds gathered in germantown for the candlelight vigil for 15-year-old christina
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ward. she died last wednesday after a car hit her as she crossed germantown road. >> there is a cause and i am here for that cause. my doctor was made in example. >> thousands have signed the position -- the petition. >> an electrical fire in an arundel county. -- in anne arundel county. a 75-year-old man was rushed to the medical center. >> next, a look at how celebrities went -- were during fusion right on dancing with the stars.
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>> 4:53 right now. off to a cold start this morning. >> the coldest one of the season so far. plenty waking up to temperatures below the freezing mark. freeze warning in effect for the match area. those of you that are not included in those counties highlighted there, that is because you already rose
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yesterday morning. 27 at dulles. 35 at reagan national. 28 in culpeper. and will stay chilly throughout much of the day. and lease it will have more sunshine. mostly sunny skies. high temperature between 45-50 for your election day. know whether woes today to prevent youth -- no weather woes today to prevent you from voting. let's check on traffic this morning. >> we will see a little bit of that much our lingering in the bill later as commuters had out of the polls this morning. in manassas, the prince william parkway at 234 south i-66 a
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crash closes the parkway in both directions. virginia, beltway good. 395. crystal city 14th street bridge, nothing much to tell you about there. looks like those construction barrels are now clear. university boulevard and new hampshire avenue. checking out fine. 270 between frederick and the beltway. back to you. >> turbulence for denzel washington's new movie "flight." >> anheuser-busch's asking this year to remove images of its beer from the already released film and future versions. washington plays a functional alcoholic pilot. once in features his character drinking a budweiser while driving. vice president of the companies as they were not consulted on the use of its product in the film. "flight" also features
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several vodka brands. >> the movie is doing well at the box office. >> the seven celebrities on dancing with the stars -- thanks to coverage of the presidential election. >> that means no elimination tonight. it's been dance marathon and fusion night. -- a swing dance marathon and the tonight. she had a 39. at the bottom this week, kirstie alley with 28. >> coming up, daytime's hottest new coast -- new co hosts sit down. did ripa feel the magic from the start? as the fun today at 4:00 on abc 7.
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34 degrees outside. >> election day coverage continues with a look at how new york in new jersey are making adjustments in the charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depressio and i saw, over the next seral years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. sod so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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>> the day is here. in an hour, polls open in virginia. the polls open at 7:00 in d.c. and maryland.

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